The city at its limits : taboo, transgression, and urban renewal in Lima (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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The city at its limits : taboo, transgression, and urban renewal in Lima

Author: Daniella Gandolfo
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With its multiple perspectives - personal, sociological, historical, and theoretical - 'The City At Its Limits' is a pioneering work on the cutting edge of ethnography.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gandolfo, Daniella.
City at its limits.
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(OCoLC)852764407
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniella Gandolfo
ISBN: 9780226280974 0226280977 9780226280981 0226280985
OCLC Number: 225875980
Description: xv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Taboo --
First Diary --
Beauty --
Second Diary --
Filth --
Third Diary --
Nakedness --
Last Entry.
Responsibility: Daniella Gandolfo.
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In 1996, an older woman in Lima, Peru - part of a group of women street sweepers protesting the privatization of the city's cleaning services - stripped to the waist in full view of the crowd that  Read more...

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"This is a brilliant, beautifully and powerfully written book and a much-needed intervention into academic thought about the senses, affect, intensity, place, the city, and politics - I found it Read more...

 
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